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Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (2007- )

Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 21, 2010

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (2007- )

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges,
  • National Bridge Inspection Program (U.S.),
  • Inspection,
  • Highway Bridge Program (U.S.),
  • United States,
  • Maintenance and repair,
  • Evaluation,
  • United States. Federal Highway Administration

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .P896317 2010a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25269376M
    ISBN 100160879760
    ISBN 109780160879760
    LC Control Number2011506772
    OCLC/WorldCa726850480

    th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session ===== NATIONAL HIGHWAY BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION AND INSPECTION ACT OF _____ J Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr. Oberstar, from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, submitted the following .


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Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (2007- ) Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Bridge Inspections Standards Regulation (NBIS) Decem .pdf) Final Rule (pdf) (Revision to NBIS) National Bridge Inspection Standards Review Process; Notice. Metrics for the Oversight of the National Bridge Inspection Program .pdf, 1 mb) (May ) Timeframe for Installing Load Posting Signs at Bridges.

Provides the results of an audit of the Fed. Hwy. Admin. (FHWA) to improve its oversight of states¿ bridge inspections, load ratings, and max. weight postings. FHWA should encourage states to use more detailed data to manage their bridge programs. Shortly after the IW bridge collapse in Minneapolis, MN on Aug.

1,killing 13 people, the Sec. of Transportation asked whether FHWA¿s Nat. This annual process allows the FHWA to assess NBIS compliance by each state's bridge inspection program and implement any required penalties in a nationally consistent manner. The description and criteria for evaluating the inspection program is described in FHWA’s NBIS Oversight Program, Metrics for the Oversight of the National Bridge Program.

Each of the 23 metrics are annually. This document provides guidance and direction to FHWA Division Bridge Engineers in performing NBIP compliance reviews of State and Federal agency bridge safety inspection programs.

It contains the 23 metrics assessed for compliance reviews under the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) at 23 CFR PartSubpart Size: 1MB. is responsible for overseeing states’ efforts. As part of the National Bridge Inspection Program, FHWA sets the standards for proper safety inspections of public highway bridges through the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS).

The NBIS outlines requirements regarding the frequency with which states shouldFile Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program book KB. National Bridge Inspection Program Risk-based, Data-driven FHWA Oversight Ma Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has developed 23 Metrics for the Oversight of the National Bridge Inspection Program.

These metrics are a risk-based assessment of the performance of state bridge inspection programs and compliance with the NBIS. The purpose of the Program is to replace or rehabilitate public highway bridges over waterways, other topographical barriers, other highways, or railroads when the State and the Federal Highway Administration determine that a bridge is significantly important and qualifies under the HBP program.

The Bridge Management and Inspection Unit is responsible for providing oversight of the bridge and tunnel inspection procedures utilized by IDOT and local public agencies to ensure bridge and tunnel safety as required by the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) and the National Tunnel Inspection Standards (NTIS) provided in Title 23 of.

This regulatory action seeks to update the national standards for bridge inspections consistent with the provisions of the MAP (Pub. Stat.

) legislation, which includes new requirements for a highway bridge inspection program, maintaining a bridge inventory, and reporting to FHWA the inspection results and, in particular. Get this from a library. Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program book Bridge Inspection Program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, J [United States.

Congress. House. The primary contacts for the LG bridge projects are: Jeffrey Robert, Office of Structures (OOS), who is responsible for overall coordination Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program book the program and for technical reviews of the contract documents, Jesse Creel, Office of Structures (OOS), who handles the biennial bridge inspection program,File Size: 1MB.

Administration’s (FHWA) oversight of the Highway Bridge Program (HBP) and the National Bridge Inspection Program (NBIP), and FHWA’s efforts to monitor states’ use of Federalaid for - bridges.

While some progress has been made in recent years to reduce the number of deficient bridges, maximizing Federal surface. National Bridge Inspection Program Risk-based, Data-driven FHWA Oversight Ma National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) Metrics Metric #1: 23 CFR Bridge inspection organization Metric Highway Program.

Topic 14 ‐Educating State Inspection. This is an FHWA database containing bridge information and inspection data for all highway bridges on public roads, on and off Federal-aid highways that are subject to the National Bridge Inspection Standards.

NBIS -National Bridge Inspection Standards. 23 CFR Subpart C. NCHRP -National Cooperative Highway Research Program.

Administered by theFile Size: KB. The National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) requires bridge inspectors to complete a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) approved comprehensive training course.

The Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University has designed a training course to meet these objectives and will issue a certificate indicating the extent of. to assess NBIS compliance by each state's bridge inspection program and implement any required penalties in a nationally consistent manner.

The description and criteria for evaluating the inspection program are described in FHWA’s NIS Oversight Program, Metrics for the Oversight of the National Bridge Inspection Program. documented in the National Bridge Inventory (NBI), that are subject to the National Bridge Inspection Standards.

1 Almost all of these bridges are owned by either state or Cited by: 6. Chapter 1 Bridge Inspection Programs Topic History of the National Bridge Inspection Program Introduction In the years since the Federal Highway Administration's landmark publication, Bridge Inspector’s Training Manual 90 (Manual 90), bridge inspection and inventory programs of state and local governments have formed an important basis.

H.R. the ‘‘National Highway Bridge Reconstruction and In-spection Act of ,’’ amends the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program to improve the safety of Federal-aid highway bridges, strengthen bridge inspection stand-ards and processes, and increase investment in the reconstruction.

Section 1 Bridge Inspection Programs Topic History of the National Bridge Inspection Program Introduction In the years since the Federal Highway Administration's landmark publication, Bridge Inspector’s Training Manual 90 (Manual 90), bridge inspection and inventory programs of state and local governments have formed an important basisFile Size: 1MB.

The Highway Bridge Program (HBP) is a federal-aid program that provides funding to enable states to improve the condition of highway bridges through replacement, rehabilitation and systematic preventive maintenance.

The Bridge Division is responsible for administering this program. For a detailed discussion, see the Project Development Manual.

This program began in and served as a model for the current Federal Highway Administration Bridge Inspection Training Program used throughout the country. The program consists of an initial, day training course that addresses bridge engineering concepts, recognizing material deterioration, inspection techniques and procedures, and.

Scovel: FHWA must improve bridge oversight. DOT-OIG to undertake an audit of the National Bridge Inspection Program. “Our work will be separate and distinct from the National Transportation.

The National Highway Institute “Bridge Inspection Refresher Training Course” or other State, local, or federally developed instruction aimed to improve quality of inspections, introduce new techniques, and maintain the consistency of the inspection program.

Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual (BIRM). Highway Bridge Conditions: Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service 1 Background The United States has approximatelybridges on public roads subject to the National Bridge Inspection Standards mandated by Congress.1 About 48% of these bridges are owned by state governments and 50% by local governments.

Highway Bridge Conditions: Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service 1 Background The United States has approximatelybridges on public roads subject to the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) mandated by Congress. About 48% of these bridges are owned by state governments, and 50% are owned by local governments.

Highway maps Out-of-state travel Designated Inspection Program Managers. Individuals with functional responsibility to ensure that bridges managed by their inspection program meet the requirements of the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS). OIG Recommendations Phase I – Data-Driven, Risk-Based Oversight of the National Bridge Inspection Program (1/12/09): – 1: Implement data-driven, risk-based oversight in NBIS compliance review.

– 2: Develop a comprehensive plan for conducting data- driven analysis to identify bridge. The inspection procedures are based on the codes, instructions, assessment criteria, and reporting requirements of the Federal Highway Administration’s Recording and Coding Guide for the Structure Inventory and Appraisal of the Nation’s Bridges, the Manual for Bridge Element Inspection, and the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation.

Testimony of Malcolm T. Kerley, P.E., Chief Engineer, Virginia Department of Transportation, on behalf of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) regarding oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, U.S.

House of. National Highway Performance Program (SEC ) – other details If no approved asset management plan, Federal share is 65% Penalty if > 10% of deck area on structurally deficient NHS bridges for the prior 3 years 50% of Highway Bridge Program apportionment equals the amount that must go to bridges under the NHPP.

Local Government Procedures for Compliance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards. Manual of Field Sampling and Testing Procedures. Procedures for New or Revised Freeway Access in Arkansas.

Right of Way Policies and Procedures Manual. Roadway Design Drainage Manual. Roadway Design Plan Development Guidelines. Safety Manual. Highway transportation officials testified on the state of the nation's transportation infrastructure, focusing on bridge construction programs and the inspection of those bridges.

Tom Everett (FHWA cochair) is the Bridge Programs Team leader in the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Bridge Technology in Washington, DC. Everett manages the National Bridge Program, including the Highway Bridge Program, National Historic Bridge Preservation Program, and National Bridge Inspection Standards.

Performance Program and Bridge Condition for the National Highway Performance Program,” 82 Federal RegisterJanu ; FHWA stopped classifying bridges as functionally obsolete in Prior toHighway Bridge Program funds could be obligated for bridges classified as functionally obsolete.

The Highway Bridge Program. procedures set forth in this Stewardship and Oversight Agreement responsibilities in the delivery of the Federal-aid Highway Program.

The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of NBIS National Bridge Inspection Standards NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NHS National Highway System. Not on the national highway system (NHS) The sixteen projects chosen were already approved in the Local Bridge program.

Projects are funded with an 80 percent state and 20 percent local match. Following the completion of these projects, the program will be evaluated to determine best practices for future projects.

Oversight model local. on inconsistencies in FHWA’s enforcement of bridge inspection standards and found that FHWA has little assurance that states receiving Federal-aid highway funds comply with bridge inspection standards.

See DOT Inspector General, Assessment of FHWA Oversight of the Highway Bridge Program and the National Bridge Inspection Program, MH FHWA Has Not Fully Implemented All MAP Bridge Provisions and Prior OIG Recommendations.

Sincethe Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued 3 reports with 16 recommendations for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to improve oversight of States’ bridge programs.

The Office pdf Federal Lands Highway (FLH) works with numerous Federal agencies and Indian Tribes. Approximately 30 pdf of the land in the United States is under jurisdiction of the Federal government.

The Federal Land Management Agencies (FLMAs) include: the Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land.The download pdf of the RRP is to improve safety on bridges and bridge-class culverts that are in good condition, but have no traffic safety features, or have traffic safety features that do not comply with the Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) or the National Cooperative Highway Research Program .The Federal Ebook Administration (FTA) created the State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program to improve rail transit safety and security.

Rail Fixed-Guideway Systems (RFGS) affected by this program include any light, heavy, or rapid rail system, monorail, inclined plane, funicular, trolley or automated guideway operating within the state's jurisdiction that.